A Stone Urn with Flowers and Fruit

Nicolaas Frederik Knip (Nijmegen 1741 - s Hertogenbosch 1808)
National Trust Inventory Number 1449090

Category Paintings
Date 1760 - 1808
Materials Oil on canvas
Measurements 622 x 502 mm (24 1/2 x 19 3/4 in)
Place of origin
Collection Fenton House, London (Accredited Museum)
On show at Fenton House, London, London and South East, National Trust

Summary description

Oil painting on canvas, A Stone Urn with Flowers and Fruit by Nicolaas Frederik Knip (Nijmegen 1741 - s Hertogenbosch 1808), signed: N. F. Knip. Tulips, roses, lilac, convolvulus etc. are arranged in a large stone urn with leaf decoration on the base. Bunches of grapes, a peach, some corn, a cornflower and two gooseberries lie on the stone tablet on which the urn stands. In the centre a snail crawls up the vertical side of the tablet towards the fruit.

Provenance

Bequeathed by Katherine Salting, Lady Binning (1871 - 1952) to the National Trust as part of the contents of Fenton House

Makers and roles

Nicolaas Frederik Knip (Nijmegen 1741 - s Hertogenbosch 1808) , artist

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Periods 18th century (86047)
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Subjects Still Life (113)
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Record Status

Enhanced

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